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Head of Technical Operations

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 22-December-17
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Manufacturing, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 22/12/2017
Describe the job: Head of Technical Operations 

A leading Biotechnology company is seeking experienced Technical Operations professionals to be based in Ireland.  The company has been going through a Global Engineering Transformation and are significantly increasing their department's budgeting.  They are now looking to increase productivity, headcount, and to re-establish themselves a true European and global leader.

Responsibilities:
  • All Upstream and Downstream Process Management support.
  • New product/process fits & tech transfer into IPTs
  • Coordination of the execution of clinical or PPQ campaigns, and ensuring complete reporting and source documentation requirements are met for filing purposes
  • All aspects of technical process support including problem resolution, cleaning validation, technology transfers, process automation and maintenance to Biologics manufacturing, including continuous improvement of commercial processes.
  • Biotech Site Leadership Team
  • Ensuring the required competencies, talent management and development of people within their department

Skills and Experience required:
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Science or Equivalent.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment. leads a department of approximately 40 people.
  • Technical Expertise in Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, and Automation, industrial large-scale cell culture (biologics) experience is a strong plus
  • LEAN mind-set and drive for continuous improvement
  • Experience with project management; organizing work efforts by prioritizing tasks, using resources optimally, establishing appropriate deadlines and ensuring on-time delivery and right first time by integrating with partner areas
What this Job Offers You

Provides expertise in the Technical.  My client is looking for an action oriented, proactive problem solver who has ambitions to move to a region position within 2-3 years.  This is a rear opportunity to join a select team in leading the way in the Biotech industry.  


The key benefits include:
  • Regional travel opportunities
  • Management development training programs
  • Commutative salary
  • Career progression opportunities 
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call +4420 3758 8963 for a confidential discussion.

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